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About the Library
Germantown Community Library is located at 1925 Exeter Road and can be reached by calling (901) 757-READ (7323). The library is fully owned and operated by the City of Germantown. The City subcontracts day-to-day management to Library Systems and Services, LLC. The staff is guided by policies developed by the Germantown Library Board, composed of seven citizens appointed by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen. Friends of the Germantown Community Library operates a used book store that is housed in the library.

Germantown Community Library...
    •  Promotes lifelong learning and a love of reading
    •  Informs, enriches and empowers every patron served
    •  Provides easy access to a wide variety of materials, 
       services and programs
    •  Meets the personal, educational, cultural and professional
       information needs of the community

Library Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Holiday Closings
The library is closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President's Day, Good Friday, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday and Christmas Day and the following Friday. The library closes at 5 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

eBooks and eAudiobooks
Germantown Community Library offers cardholders access to both R.E.A.D.S., featuring a wide selection of eBooks and eAudiobooks, and OneClickDigital, featuring a unique selection of eAudiobooks. Click on a banner below to discover how to download titles to read or listen to on most computers and many mobile devices!

READS eBooks and eAudiobooks


Featured Databases
Germantown Community Library offers access to a wealth of information on a variety of topics through more than 60 online databases. Click the buttons to the left of each description to try the databases featured below today! Access the full database list here.

Mango Languages Database
Mango is the fast, easy and most effective way to learn to speak a foreign language. Mango is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. Use your library card number to log in to this database.

Mango Mobile Button
Mango Mobile Library Edition is a free language learning app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Mango Mobile Library Edition is a powerful language learning platform that delivers fast, easy and effective language learning wherever your travels take you.

Testing & Education Reference Center Database
Need to practice for a specialized test for college, graduate school, the military or trade school? Want to write an admissions application essay or learn more about colleges and universities that interest you? This database can help you prepare for higher education and the work world. Use your library card number to log in to this database.

Holiday Closings and Garbage Collection Schedule
The upcoming holidays will impact hours for City operations and trash collection.
The Germantown Board of Mayor and Aldermen is seeking applicants to fill the Position 3 Alderman seat vacated by Mayor Palazzolo.
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Take a Tour of the New Public Art Promenade
The 2014-15 Public Art Promenade features sculptural art pieces of various mediums located throughout Germantown.
Last updated: 12/6/2014 10:58:19 AM